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set backTo remove from or allow distance.Rate it:

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shady, back-alley dealsUncompromising, dishonest, irregular, illegal agreements, plots, arrangements, scenarios.Rate it:

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short back and sidesman's haircutRate it:

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shrink backTo back away or retreat; to abandon an effort.Rate it:

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sit backTo recline while still in a seated position, with one's back on the frame of the seat.Rate it:

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stab in the backAn act of betrayal or treachery.Rate it:

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stand backTo abstain from participation.Rate it:

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stand backTo stand a long way behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a fast bowler.Rate it:

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step backUsed other than as an idiom: see step, back.Rate it:

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step backTo stop what one is doing and evaluate the current situation.Rate it:

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step backTo prevent oneself from becoming emotionally involved in a certain situation.Rate it:

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step backto depart driving the train following the train they arrived into the station driving, so as to decrease service turnaround time.Rate it:

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take a back seatTo be second to someone or something; to be less important or have a lower priority.Rate it:

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take backTo resume a relationship.Rate it:

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take backTo return something.Rate it:

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talk backTo reply impertinently; to answer in a cheeky manner.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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the straw that broke the camel's backA small and seemingly insignificant addition to a burden that renders it too much to bear; the small thing which causes failure, or causes inability or unwillingness to endure any more of something.Rate it:

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there and backOne or for a round trip journey, literal or figurative.Rate it:

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those who can't use their head must use their backif you do not think, you will take the consequencesRate it:

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to hell and backTo live through an extremely unpleasant, difficult, or painful experience.Rate it:

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turn backTo reverse one's direction and retrace one's steps.Rate it:

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turn backTo backtrack.Rate it:

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turn backTo fold something back; to fold down.Rate it:

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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.Rate it:

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turn backTo refuse to allow someone to pass a border or enter a place.Rate it:

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turn one's backTo forsake, to abandon; to ignore.Rate it:

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walk backUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, back.Rate it:

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walk backTo withdraw or back-pedal on a statement or promise; retract.Rate it:

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wash my back, i'll wash your'sYou assist ME, Ill Assist YOURate it:

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way back whenA time in the distant past.Rate it:

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win backto win money that has been lost.Rate it:

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win backTo regain favour (with)Rate it:

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win backTo get (someone) to be one's partner, after having been apart.Rate it:

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wind backTo wind a tape, cassette, or film, etc towards the beginning; to rewind.Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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woo backTo gain somebody back by wooing him or her.Rate it:

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you scratch my back and i'll scratch yoursIf you do me a favor then I will do you a favor; quid pro quo.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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hackles risingAn emotional or mental reaction to an irritable situation or person which causes a physical response to ones patience and/or the hair on the back of the one's neck.Rate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:

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to and froTo go back and forth; to alternate.Rate it:

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knock upTo gently hit the ball back and forth before a tennis match, as practice or warm-up, and to gauge the state of the playing surface, lighting, etc. See knock-up.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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pack upTo put back together.Rate it:

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square upTo pay back money that is owed.Rate it:

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come out swingingTo display spunk and strength of character, especially when rising above or when fighting back against trouble or adversity.Rate it:

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